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Risk Appetite Report

Oct 20 2020

NYISO Leads the Week

Customers and brokers looking for supply pricing in NYISO did so with a greater interest in index/flex solutions last week. Compared to other markets, these participants asked for pricing requests that were 17% based on market conditions and 83% fixed price. Read more

Oct 05 2020

If You’ve Seen One…

Buyers and brokers in NYISO changed course this week and fell back in line with other markets. All markets show nearly the same level of interest in fixed price products versus index/flex solutions. Read more

Sep 28 2020

NYISO Risk in Rare Territory

Buyers and brokers in NYISO continue their strong interest in risk related products. Last week, it was a 32% overall interest in index/flex solutions versus fixed-price solutions. Two weeks ago it was 40%. This week it topped 50%, a rare ratio in the history of this report. Read more

Sep 22 2020

NYISO Forms a Trend

Buyers and brokers in NYISO continue their strong interest in risk related products. At a 32% overall interest in index/flex solutions versus fixed-price solutions, the ratio is historically strong but less than last week’s 40%. PJM participants have a contrarian view at only a 6% interest in index/flex… Read more

Sep 14 2020

NYISO Makes Major Statement

Buyers and brokers in NYISO see something in the market. They stepped up to the plate with a major appetite for risk last week as they jumped from a 16% to 40% overall interest in index/flex solutions versus fixed-price solutions. Read more

Sep 08 2020

Lone Star Standout

ERCOT buyers and brokers remain the most interested in index/flex solutions versus fixed-price solutions. The risk appetite profile of their counterparts in NEPOOL, PJM and NYISO are nearly identical, but Texas is indeed a whole other market. Read more

Aug 24 2020

ERCOT High, PJM Low, NYISO Pullback

Buyers and brokers in PJM and ERCOT remained at the extremes this week in terms of risk appetite. ERCOT interest in index/flex solutions versus fixed price remained high while PJM participants have nearly no interest in risk. NYISO participants pulled back considerably in terms of risk appetite and NEPOOL… Read more

Aug 10 2020

Risk Appetite Increases Across All Markets

The risk appetite in ERCOT returned to near normal levels at 9%, up from 2% a week earlier. PJM jumped to 20% from 8%. NEPOOL and NYISO buyers and brokers expressed slightly more interest in index/flex type products versus fixed price solutions. Read more